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Postdoc Panel

This panel consists of researchers who were PhD students funded by the VERE project, and are now mostly postdocs or Faculty.

09:00 Domna Banakou, Event Lab, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

09:10 Sofia Seinfeld, (previously at IDIBAPS) University of Bayreuth, Germany,
Ownership and Agency in Human Computer Interaction
09:25 Elisa Ferre, (previously at the ICN UCL) Royal Holloway University of London, London, UK
Vestibular contribution to Embodiment: an update.
09:40 Jonathan Giron, Advanced Reality Lab, IDC Herzliya,  Israel
Thought Controlled Molecular Machines
09:55 Gaetano Tieri, Unitelma Sapienza of Rome, Italy
Embodying virtual body through passive observation: behavioural and physiological evidence
10:10 Domna Banakou, Event Lab, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain,
The impact of virtual embodiment on attitudes, behaviour, and perception: an update

10:25 Discussion

10:40 BREAK

Science and Applications of Embodiment

Chair of Session: Mavi Sanchez-Vives

11:00 Patrick Haggard, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL, London, UK
Is embodiment a sensory or a motor phenomenon?

11:30 Tamar Flash, Motor Control in Humans and Robotic Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Control and perception of complex human movements

12:00 Mavi Sanchez-Vives, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
Current state of virtual embodiment for the rehabilitation of domestic violence abusers

Related New Work

12:30 Irina Poppa, Spitalul Universitar de Urgenţă Bucureşti, Bucharest, Rumania
Human brain networks underlying illusory own body perceptions during high frequency stimulations of the cingulate gyrus – An SEEG study

Invited Talk

Chair of Session: Patrick Haggard

12:50 Beatrice de Gelder, Brain and Emotion Lab, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Do mechanisms of body perpeption explain embodiment?

13:35 LUNCH

Recognition of Intentions

Chair of Session: Massimo Bergamasco

15:00 Christoph Guger, gtec, Austria
Current and future applications of BCIs

15:30 Doron Friedman, Advanced Reality Lab, IDC Herzliya,  Israel
From BCI to passive brainless BCI

16:00 Angelica Peer, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Estimation of human intentions and shared control for physical embodiment

Physical Embodiment

Chair of Session: Domna Banakou

16:30 Massimo Bergamasco, PERCRO Perceptual Robotics Laboratory, SSSA, Pisa, Italy
Virtual Humans and Extended Perception

17:00 Abderrahmane Kheddar, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS, Montpelier, France
Are humanoids the ultimate quest of human augmentation and “intelligence”?

17:30 Ivanka Veneva, Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Active exoskeleton for interaction with virtual reality

18:00 CLOSE

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